Old-Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe

This old fashioned beef stew is a savory beef stew made with resh vegetables and spices to taste. cooked in water, the old fashioned beef stew is herbed with bay leaves and has cooked lean hamburgers in it. served over rice or with dinner rolls or biscuits, they are filling and hearty.


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Main Ingredient


 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon
 Bay leaves2
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1 Dash
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Carrots2 Cup (32 tbs), quartered
 Potatoes4 Medium, quartered
 Onions3 Medium, quartered
 Cornstarch1 Teaspoon
 Lean hamburger8 Ounce, browned
 Spice1 Teaspoon (Gifford's Basic)
 Ground celery seed1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Tomato puree2 Teaspoon
 Kitchen bouquet1 Teaspoon
 Frozen peas1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1403 Calories from Fat 178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.9%

Saturated Fat 0.94 g4.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 611.9 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 245 g81.5%

Dietary Fiber 42.6 g170.3%

Sugars 51.7 g

Protein 78 g156.2%

Vitamin A 942.8% Vitamin C 384%

Calcium 46.2% Iron 74.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Combine Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, garlic, paprika, cloves, 1 1/2 cups water, and black pepper in a soup pot.
2. Add vegetables. Cook, covered, for 30 to 40 minutes.
3. Drain, reserving liquid. Set aside vegetables and remove bay leaves.
4. Add water to reserved liquid to equal 1 1/4 cups. Return to soup pot.
5. Whisk cornstarch into 1/4 cup cool water until smooth. Pour slowly into soup pot. Heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
6. Add meat and vegetables to soup pot. Heat thoroughly